multiturn potentiometer

multiturn potentiometer

[′məl·tē‚tərn pə‚ten·chē′äm·əd·ər]
(electricity)
A precision wire-wound potentiometer in which the resistance element is formed into a helix, generally having from 2 to 10 turns.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(For increased accuracy, let the motor run for two to five minutes.) Adjust the multiturn potentiometer and repeat the test until you get the motor running at the correct speed.
The H-23 turns-counting dial can be used in conjunction with a multiturn potentiometer to count the number of turns of a pot, giving the user the ability to fine-tune the potentiometer.
An external offset adjust is provided through a long-life multiturn potentiometer to provide up to [+ or -]400 mV of DC offset to the analog log video output.
Readings are performed by a DIP-switch array for the coarse range setting, and two multiturn potentiometers are used for the final fine-tuning.